SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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Die zwei und neunzig Holzschnitte der Luberker Bible aus dem Jahre 1494...

Published
Weimar: 1917.
Plates
89
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
Weimar: 1917.
Ref
802

Published in a small limited edition in Weimar 1917, it brings the wonderful work of an "unbekannten Meister" (unknown master). Complete with almost 90 original hand-coloured wood-cut illustrations. Plus many hand-coloured wood-cut initials. Set in beautiful Gothic type. These illustrations are so colourful and attractive that a modern facsimile reprint has been published. Pale, mock vellum binding with a heraldic blind stamp to upper board. Raised bands in blind to spine. The boards are a little scuffed and soiled, but the plates and contents are clean and bright. Bookplate "Ex Libris Ephraim Merton" to front pastedown & an MS inscription in pencil to front free endpaper "Muy Amable Senor - Happy 67 - AG". Heraldic motto pasted to rear pastedown "Monstra Te Esse Matrem." Coloured plates in order: 1. Sanctus Hieronymus. 2. Erstes Buch Mose. Drittes Kapitel. Vers 1-8 / 22-24 & coloured initial letter. Adam & Eve. 3. Erstes Buch Mose. Viertes Kapitel. Vers 3-14 & coloured initial letter. Cane and Abel. 4. Erstes Buch Mose. Achtes Kapitel. Vers 1-12 & coloured initial letter. Noah's Ark. 5. Erstes Buch Mose. Neuntes Kapitel. Vers 18-29 & coloured initial letter. Noah's Sons. 6. Erstes Buch Mose. Elftes Kapitel. Vers 1-10 & coloured initial letter. Building work on the city of Babel. 7. Erstes Buch Mose. Vierzehntes Kapitel. Vers 13-23 & coloured initial letter. Abraham before the King of Salem. 8. Erstes Buch Mose. Achtzehntes Kapitel. Vers 1-11 & coloured initial letter. Abraham before the Angels. 9. Erstes Buch Mose. Neunzehntes Kapitel. Vers 15-26 & coloured initial letter. The Lord rained fire and brimstone upon the city named Zoar. 10. Erstes Buch Mose. Zweiundzwanzig Kapitel. Vers 3 -12 & coloured initial letter. Abraham with his ass and son Isaac. 11. Erstes Buch Mose. Siebenundzwanzig Kapitel. Vers 18-29. coloured initial letter. Isaac and Jacob. 12. Erstes Buch Mose. Achtundzwanzig Kapitel. Vers 10 -19 & coloured initial letter. Jacob dreams of his ladder to heaven. Angels are ascending to heaven on it. 13. Erstes Buch Mose. Siebenunddreissig Kapitel. Vers 23-34 & coloured initial letter. Joseph being sold to the Ismaelites for 20 pieces of silver. 14. Erstes Buch Mose. Neunundreissig Kapitel. Vers 10 - 20 & coloured initial letter. Joseph put in prison. 15. Erstes Buch Mose. Eineundvierzig Kapitel. Vers 1-13 & coloured initial letter. Pharao's dream. 16. Erstes Buch Mose. Eineundvierzig Kapitel. Vers 37 - 48 & coloured initial letter. Joseph going about the land of Egypt. 17. Erstes Buch Mose. Zweiundvierzig Kapitel. Vers 1-11 & coloured initial letter. Joseph sees his brethren again. 18. Erstes Buch Mose. Dreiundvierzig Kapitel. Vers 26-34 & coloured initial letter. Joseph eating and drinking back home. 19. Erstes Buch Mose. Funfundvierzig Kapitel. Vers 1-10 & coloured initial letter. Joseph announced himself to his brethren. 20. Erstes Buch Mose. Siebenundvierzig Kapitel. Vers 1 -11 & a coloured initial letter. Joseph and part of his brethren before the Pharao. 21. Erstes Buch Mose. Funfzigstes Kapitel. Vers 7-15 & a coloured initial letter. Joseph (and elders) burying his father. 22. Zweites Buch Mose. Erstes Kapitel. Vers 11-20 & a coloured initial letter. Midwives before the King of Egypt. 23. Zweites Buch Mose. Zweites Kapitel. Vers 1-10 & a coloured initial letter. Pharao's daughter and the child Moses. 24. Zweites Buch Mose. Drittes Kapitel. Vers 1-10 & a coloured initial letter. Moses and the burning bush. 25. Zweites Buch Mose. Siebentes Kapitel. Vers 14-21 & a coloured initial letter. The Lord smiting the Egyptians by fouling their rivers. 26. Zweites Buch Mose. Neuntes Kapitel. Vers 1-12 & a coloured initial letter. The Lord making swelling sores upon all the people of Egypt via the sprinkling of ashes from Moses and Aaron. 27. Zweites Buch Mose. Neuntes Kapitel. Vers 22-32 & a coloured initial letter. The Lord, working through Moses, makes hail in all Egypt's land, upon man and beast. 28. Zweites Buch Mose. Zehntes Kapitel. Vers 12-19 & a coloured initial letter. The Lord and the plague of Locusts over Egypt. 29. Zweites Buch Mose. Zwolstes Kapitel. Vers 21-30 & a coloured initial letter. Sheep killed at Passover. 30. Zweites Buch Mose. Vierzehntes Kapitel. Vers 19-28 & a coloured initial letter. The parting of the Red Sea. 31. Zweites Buch Mose. Funfzehn Kapitel. Vers 20-27 & a coloured initial letter. Miriam the prophetess, and Moses making the water taste sweet, via the Lord. 32. Zweites Buch Mose. Sechzehntes Kapitel. Vers 9-18 & a coloured initial letter. The Lord provided flesh and bread to eat for the children of Israel. 33. Zweites Buch Mose. Sechzehntes Kapitel. Vers 1-7 & a coloured initial letter. The children of Israel drinking from a stream. 34. Zweites Buch Mose. Siebzehntes Kapitel. Vers 8-16 & a coloured initial letter. The battle between Israel and Amalek. 35. Zweites Buch Mose. Neunzehntes Kapitel. Vers 1-11 & a coloured initial letter. The children of Israel in the Sinai Desert, and Moses appearing before the Lord as he was bid. 36. Zweites Buch Mose. Zweiunddreissig Kapitel. Vers 1 -10 & a coloured initial letter. A calf of molten metal is made from the golden earings taken from the ears of Moses' followers; their wives, sons, and daughters. 37. Zweites Buch Mose. Vierunddreissig Kapitel. Vers 1 -9 & a coloured initial letter. Moses receiving two tablets of stone from the Lord. 38. Zweites Buch Mose. Vierzig Kapitel. Vers 16-30 & a coloured initial letter. Moses sits in the tabernacle, looked on by the Lord. 39. Drittes Buch Mose. Aus dem neun und zehn Kapitel & a coloured initial letter. Moses and Aaron carry out Jehovah from the tent, consumed with fire. 40. Viertes Buch Mose. Erstes Kapitel. Vers 1-18 & a coloured initial letter. The Lord spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai. 41. Viertes Buch Mose. Zehntes Kapitel. Vers 1-12 & a coloured initial letter. Moses with two trumpets of silver, to call assembly, congregation and alarm. 42. Viertes Buch Mose. Dreizehnte Kapitel. Vers 1-3 und 17-24 & a coloured initial letter. Two men carrying a cluster of grapes between them. 43. Viertes Buch Mose. Sechzehntes Kapitel. Vers 25-35 & a coloured initial letter. The tents of wicked men are destroyed by Moses. The wicked men were swallowed up alive by the earth under them. 44. Viertes Buch Mose. Siebzehntes Kapitel. Vers 16-26 & a coloured initial letter. Moses giving a rod to every prince of their father's house. 45. Viertes Buch Mose. Einundzwanzig Kapitel. Vers 1-9 & a coloured initial letter. The Lord sending serpents to bite and kill people who spake against him and Moses. 46. Viertes Buch Mose. Zweiundzwanzig Kapitel. Vers 21-31 & a coloured initial letter. Balaam smiting his ass with a staff, an angel of the Lord holds a sword, ready to strike Balaam. 47. Viertes Buch Mose. Siebenundzwanzig Kapitel. Vers 12-23 & a coloured initial letter. Joshua receiving a charge from God from the priest Eleazar. 48. Funftes Buch Mose. Vierunddreissig Kapitel. Vers 1-10 & a coloured initial letter. Moses being buried in the land of Moab at the commandment of the Lord. 49. Das Buch Josua. Sechtes Kapitel. Vers 12-20 & a coloured initial letter. The walls of Jericho crumble. 50. Das Buch Josua. Zechtes Kapitel. Vers 16-26 & a coloured initial letter. The execution of the Amorite Kings. 51. Das Buch der Richter. Kapitel 6,36-40 und 7, 5-8 & a coloured letter. Gideon is playing before God a wool fleece. Men are lapping or cupping their hands, drinking water. 52. Das Buch der Richter. Elftes Kapitel. Vers 30-38 & a coloured letter. Jephthah before his daughter. 53. Das Buch der Richter. Vierzehntes Kapitel. Vers 1-3. & a coloured initial letter. Samson and the Lion. 54. Erstes Buch Samuelis. Erstes Kapitel. Vers 1-11 & a coloured initial letter. Elkanah with his two wives; Hannah and Peninnah. 55. Erstes Buch Samuelis. Viertes Kapitel. Vers 3-11 & a coloured initial letter. The ark of the covenant was taken into the camp of the Hebrews. 56. Erstes Buch Samuelis. Zwolftes Kapitel. Vers 6-13 & a coloured initial letter. A king is crowned. 57. Erstes Buch Samuelis. Siebzehn Kapitel. Vers 43-51 & a coloured initial letter. David and Goliath (Phillistine). 58. Erstes Buch Samuelis. Achtzehn Kapitel. Vers 6-16 & a coloured initial letter. David returns with the head of Goliath. Women sing and praise him. 59. Erstes Buch Samuelis. Siebenundzwanzig Kapitel. Vers 4-12 & a coloured initial letter. A battle. 60. Erstes Buch Samuelis. Einunddreissig Kapitel. Vers 1-10 & a coloured initial letter. King Saul takes his life. 61. Zweites Buch Samuelis. Zwei Kapitel. Vers 18-25 und 32 & a coloured capital letter. Abner warning Asahel to stop chasing him. He didi not, so Abner killed Asahel. 62. Zweites Buch Samuelis. Sechste Kapitel. Vers 11-19 & a coloured capital letter. King David bringing the ark of God to the city that bears his name. 63. Zweites Buch Samuelis. Elftes Kapitel. Vers 1-9 & a coloured capital letter. Davis sees a beautiful woman (Bathsheba) bathing. 64. Zweites Buch Samuelis. Zwolftel Kapitel. Vers 1-9 & a coloured capital letter. Nathan rebukes David. 65. Zweites Buch Samuelis. Achtzehn Kapitel. Vers 9-17 & a coloured capital letter. Absalom's hair getting caught in a tree. Joab and his men kill him. 66. Erstes Buch der Konige. Erstes Kapitel. Vers 11-21 & a coloured initial letter. Adonijah sets himself up as King. 67. Erstes Buch der Konige. Drittes Kapitel. Vers 16-23 & a coloured initial letter. A wise ruling by the king. 68. Erstes Buch der Konige. Zehntes Kapitel. Vers 1-10 & a coloured initial letter. The Queen of Sheba visits Solomon. 69. Erstes Buch der Konige. Sechzehnte Kapitel. Vers 8 -16 & a coloured initial letter. A battle. 70. Zweites Buch der Konige. Zweiten Kapitel. Vers 6-14 & a coloured initial letter. Elijah taken up to Heaven. 71. Zweites Buch der Konige. Vierte Kapitel. Vers 32-35 und funf kapitel, vers 9-14 & a coloured initial letter. Elisha reaches the house with the dying boy. Naaman washing himself seven times in the River Jordan. 72. Zweites Buch der Konige. Dreiszehnte Kapitel. Vers 14-21 & a coloured initial letter. Elisah is dead. Some Israelites are burying a man when suddenly, they see a band of raiders, so they throw the man's body into Elisah's tomb. When the body touches Elisah's bones, the man comes to life again. 73. Zweites Buch der Konige. Sechzehnte Kapitel. Vers 10-17 & a coloured initial letter. King Azah giving an offering on a new altar. 74. Zweites Buch der Konige. Neunzehn Kapitel. Vers 14-20 und 35-37 & a coloured initial letter. Angel of the Lord puts to death 185,000 in the Assyrian camp. 75. Erstes Buch der Chronika. Elfte Kapitel. Vers 10-15 und 22-24 & a coloured initial letter. David attacking the Philistines. Benaiah killing a Lion. 76. Zwei Buch der Chronika. Funfunddreissig Kapitel. Vers 1-6 und 24-25 & a coloured initial letter. Josiah celebrates the Passover in Jerusalem. King Josiah killed and buried. 77. Das Buch Tobias. Zweiten Kapitel. Vers 10-19 und funften kapitel, vers 5-9. Coloured initial letter. Tobias sleeps against a wall in his house. Two men walking. 78. Das Buch Tobias. Sechstes Kapitel. Vers 1-13 & a coloured initial letter. Tobias with a monstrous fish and an Angel of the Lord. 79. Das Buch Tobias. Elftes Kapitel. Vers 1-14 & a coloured initial letter. Going home to see his blind father, Tobias rubs the gall from the monstrous fish into his father's eyes, and he can see once again. 80. Das Buch Judith. Dreizehntes Kapitel. Vers 1-12 & a coloured initial letter. Judith kills the General Holoferness. 81. Das Buch Esther. Zweites Kapitel. Vers 11-17 & a coloured initial letter. Esther made Queen. 82. Das Buch Job. Erstes Kapitel. Vers 12-21 & a coloured initial letter. Messengers informing Job and his sons and daughters that Sabeans had attacked their livestock and made off with them. Servants were put to the sword. The fire of God fell from the heavens and burned up sheep and oxen and the servants. 83. Das Buch Job. Zweiunddreissig Kapitel. Vers 1-15 & a coloured initial letter. Three men and Job. 84. Das Buch Daniel. Drittes Kapitel. Vers 13-21 & a coloured initial letter. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego were summoned before King Nebuchadnezzar. 85. Das Buch Daniel. Siebentes Kapitel. Vers 2-8 & a coloured initial letter. Daniel's dream of four beasts. 86. Das Buch Daniel. Achtes Kapitel. Vers 3-11 & a coloured initial letter. Daniel's vision of a Ram and a Goat. 87. Geschichte von Susanne und Daniel. Vers 51-62 & a coloured initial letter. Susanna and the elders. 88. Vom Drachen zu Babel. Vers 29-41. A coloured initial letter. 89. Das Buch Jona. Zweites Kapitel. Vers 1-11 & a coloured initial letter. Jonah is vomited back onto dry land by the whale.